Close But No Cigar

Meaning of Idiom ‘Close But No Cigar’ Close but no cigar is an interjection used to refer to an effort that comes very close to succeeding but does not succeed; a success that is narrowly missed. Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Examples Of Use “I almost broke the … Read more

Behind Closed Doors

Meaning of Idiom ‘Behind Closed Doors’ Behind closed doors means in secret, privately, away from public view or any observation. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008.,3Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms]. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010.  Want to … Read more

Closed Book, a

Meaning of Idiom ‘A Closed Book’ A closed book is someone or something about which you know nothing or which you do not understand; a secret or mystery; a subject that someone does not want to talk about or be asked about. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of … Read more